Calendar of Events

October 5, 2013

Seymour Oktoberfest

Willkommen! (“Welcome!”) Whether you come for shopping, food or fun, you will find something to enjoy at the Seymour, Indiana Oktoberfest. Admission is free!

The 41st Annual Oktoberfest in Seymour, Indiana will be held October 3 – 5. Join us for a great weekend!

Start: October 3, 2013
End: October 5, 2013
Venue: Downtown Seymour
Seymour, IN, 47274, United States

Girl Scout Canned Food Drive

The Girl Scouts of Jackson County will be collecting canned goods & non-perishable items during the Oktoberfest parade. Please bring your items to the parade and give them to one of the girl scouts pushing shopping carts. Your donations are appreciated!

For information, contact, Missy Casner at

Date: October 5, 2013
Venue: Oktoberfest Parade Route
Seymour, IN, 47274, United States

FMRS 2013 Fall River Sweep

The Friends of the Muscatatuck River Society is sponsoring the 10th Annual Fall River Sweep on October 5th, 2013. Volunteers will have the opportunity to canoe a section of the Muscatatuck River or walk along its bank while collecting trash and contributing positively to the environment and community. Everyone is welcome to participate; we ask that their parent or other responsible adults accompany small children. All are encouraged to dress in clothing appropriate for outdoor work and relative to the current weather conditions.

Registration is at 8:00am at the Vernon Commons, located off Jackson Street in Vernon. A brief safety instruction, equipment distribution and group location assignments will be held before going to the river sweep locations. Participants interested in canoeing during the cleanup must provide their own canoe.

Participants will conclude their day at 12:00pm at the North Vernon City Park, Shelter House #3, where lunch will be provided from food donated by local businesses.

Questions regarding the cleanup or sponsorship may be directed to:
President: Troy Jackson (812-592-0481)
Secretary: Tom Moore (812-592-0319)
Visit our website at, or visit our Facebook group, for more information about our organization.

Start: October 5, 2013 8:00 am
End: October 5, 2013 12:00 pm
Venue: Vernon Commons
Jackson Street, Vernon, IN, 47282, United States

“Photographic Impressionism” by Darryl Jones

Columbus Museum of Art and Design features the manipulated photographs of artist Darryl Jones at the Gallery at Hotel Indigo from October 1 through October 31.

Start: October 5, 2013 8:00 am
End: October 5, 2013 5:00 pm
Venue: Hotel Indigo
Phone: 812-375-9100
400 Brown Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

“Trinkets & Treasures” Sale

The women of North Christian Church, 850 Tipton Lane,
Columbus, will be holding a “Trinkets & Treasures” sale
on Saturday, October 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Gently
used household items as well as baked goods will be available.
Proceeds will support their outreach ministries.


Start: October 5, 2013 9:00 am
End: October 5, 2013 1:00 pm
Venue: North Christian Church
850 Tipton Ln, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Lasagna Dinner

The Ross Family is having a lasagna dinner on October 5, 2013 at the Scipio Firehouse to raise money for the Laura May Ross Memorial Scholarship Fund. Dinner will be served from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm. Donations are needed. T-shirts will also be for sale. If you can help in wan way or have questions, please call Jill Ross at 812-346-5577, Jim Ross at 812-767-1479, or Nathan Ross at 812-592-1108.

Start: October 5, 2013 11:00 am
End: October 5, 2013 4:00 pm
Venue: Scipio Firehouse
Scipio, IN, 47273, United States

Columbus Market Co-op Street Fair

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Start: October 5, 2013 1:00 pm
End: October 5, 2013 5:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Columbus
Washington Street and Jackson Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Viewpoint Books’ 40th Anniversary Celebration!

Viewpoint Books wants to thank you for 40 years of loyal customers and employees! Join us on Saturday, October 5 for a day of fun! From 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm, Columbus’ David Williams, author of “The Idiot’s Guide to Drawing,” will be signing and demonstrating drawing tips and techniques for the whole family!

From 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, The Knox College Jazz Combo, featuring Columbus native and former Viewpoint Staffer, Nikki Whittaker Malley, Director and vibraphonist, along side former lead trumpet player for Ray Charles, Dave Hoffman!

Bring your lawn chairs over to 6th Street for a great time celebrating 40 years!

Start: October 5, 2013 2:00 pm
End: October 5, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Viewpoint Books
6th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Live Broadcast at Ceraland!

Opening weekend of When Darkness Falls… at Ceraland Park

10/5, 7-9pm

Check out When Darkness Falls Haunted Trail- a night full of fright and heart pounding fear!

details at

Start: October 5, 2013 7:00 pm
End: October 5, 2013 9:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

40 Years of College Benefit Concert

A benefit concert on behalf of Our Hospice of South Central Indiana will be presented by 40 Years of College at 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 5th at the Columbus North High School Erne Auditorium. The ticketed event is being sponsored by 40 Years of College, a well-known Columbus area classic rock band, to help Our Hospice raise funds and defray costs associated with the 2013 Hospice Concert, which was rained out on August 31st at Mill Race Park, Columbus. All proceeds from the benefit concert will help provide care and services for Our Hospice patients with an advanced illness and their families, regardless of their ability to pay.

Ticket Sales Locations:
Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 E. 17th Street, Columbus, IN

  • Gift Shop – Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Front Desk – Our Hospice Center
  • Or by contacting (812) 314-8053 or (812) 314-8085
  • Note: Cash, Checks and Credit Cards (VISA, MC or DISCOVER)

Viewpoint Books, 548 Washington Street, Columbus, IN
Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Cash & Checks Only)

Other Concert Details

  • Doors open: 7 p.m.
  • Concert: 8 p.m.
  • Handicapped parking and seating available
  • Seating: First come/first served
  • Refreshments will be available, including  soft drinks, bottled water, cookies and candy
  • Merchandise Sales (while supplies last): 2013 Hospice Concert T-shirts, glow necklaces and bracelets

Silent Auction ~ Concertgoers may bid for one of the following items at the concert:

  • Tommy James and The Shondells’ autographed T-shirts, CD’s and copies of “Me, the Mob, and the Music,” by Tommy James (with Martin Fitzpatrick)
  • 40 Years of College – Autographed 2013 Hospice Concert T-shirts; CD’s
  • A “rock history” book – Autographed by 40 Years of College
Start: October 5, 2013 7:00 pm
End: October 5, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Erne Auditorium
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: $15-17
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